Update May 2016: THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN is the 2016 Audie Award winner for Audiobook of the Year!
While everyone has been talking about THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN since its release in January 2015, in the audiobook edition, it’s actually three girls who have everyone racing down the (audio) tracks to reach the end of this riveting #1 LibraryReads 2015 Favorites of Favorites title. And of course, we can’t wait for the movie starring Emily Blunt. In Paula Hawkins‘ debut psychological thriller, Rachel daily admires a couple from afar as she passes by their house on the train each morning. She’s even started to feel like she knows them. But when she finds that the “perfect” wife (Megan) has gone missing, Rachel inserts herself into the investigation and becomes entwined in the lives of everyone involved.
This audiobook could not be more perfect for a daily commute, as we guarantee listeners will never look out the window quite the same way again. So sit back and train your ears on a trio of terrific British actresses who voice the three mysterious women in this suspenseful listen—a first-person narrative that’s seemingly tailor-made for the audio format. All aboard…
Clare Corbett has had a successful career on stage, screen and radio. Theatre credits include To Kill A Mockingbird, Pygmalion, and Spoonface Steinberg and her TV credits include BBC’s Spooks, Fastnet, and Final Demand. Winner of the prestigious Carleton Hobbs Radio Award, she has appeared in over 250 radio plays including Absolute Power, Venus and Adonis and Dr. Zhivago. Other voice work comprises of Aardman Animation’s The Planet Sketch and numerous audiobooks including Vanessa and Her Sister and Shopaholic to the Stars.“MEGAN” (ie. the girl on the terrace) read by Louise Brealey
Louise Brealey is best known for her role playing Benedict Cumberbatch’s hapless aid, Molly Hooper, in BBC’s Sherlock. Her other TV appearances include the student nurse Roxanne Bird in Casualty, and Judy Smallweed in Bleak House.“ANNA” (ie. the girl down the road), read by India Fisher
India Fisher is possibly best known as the voice of MasterChef, but she is also an extremely versatile comedy and character actress. She was a regular contributor for Dead Ringers, and has guest starred in Peep Show and Doctors amongst others, and is also very much at home on the stage, most recently playing Joan Sims in Stop Messing About.
“Narrators Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, and India Fisher give outstanding performances.”—Library Journal, starred review
“The surprise-packed narratives hurtle toward a stunning climax, horrifying as a train wreck and just as riveting.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Top-notch narration makes this perfect for audio.”—AudioFile Earphones Award
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